Schmeeckle Reserve Graduate Assistantship provides opportunities to teach and
mentor undergraduate students, and to learn more about managing a visitor
center and supervising staff, while pursuing a Master of Science Degree in
Natural Resources with an emphasis in Environmental Education and Interpretation.
The assistantship is a 20-hour per week position that runs from August 24, 2015
to May 20, 2017. Click here for the complete position description.
Undergraduate degree in natural sciences,
environmental education, interpretation, natural resources management, parks
and recreation, or a related field.
Minimum two years of practical experience in the
environmental education/interpretation field, preferably at a recreational site
such as a park, nature center, visitor center, museum, zoo, etc.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and
Ability to plan and work both independently and
as part of a team.
Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.
Must work at Schmeeckle Reserve during summer of
2016 (requirement of the assistantship).
Must meet all minimum graduate student
requirements of UWSP and the College of Natural Resources.
Skills preferred but not required include:
supervisory experience, graphic design (using Adobe software), website design
and maintenance, financial planning/budgeting.